Forward Marion!

Many of us love Marion. We love the people, the history, the properties and the potential of Marion. No doubt Marion is on the grow. … [Read More...]

Is My Daddy in Heaven?

My wife sent me a video today that is moving around the internet. In watching it, it was a touching moment from a couple days ago where … [Read More...]

Bill Would Improve Palliative Care, Establish More Fulfilling Lives for Ohioans

The love and support Ohio families show to one another is unlike any other. Families share memories of countless holidays and … [Read More...]

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Breaking the Silence: Sexual Abuse and Human Trafficking Conference

The numbers of real lives impacted from sexual abuse are astounding. What is more heartbreaking is when you realize a real person with real hurt is tied to every number. That is why we are bring international speaker and author, Nicole Braddock Bromley to Marion for a time of sharing and hope for those impacted […]

Power Remains with the People this Constitution and Citizenship Day

Emerging from the Constitutional Convention in 1787, Benjamin Franklin was asked by a bystander, “Well, Doctor, what have we got, a republic or a monarchy?” Franklin readily replied, “A republic, if you can keep it.” As we celebrate Constitution and Citizenship Day, we do well to reflect upon Franklin’s poignant words. They reflect something fundamental […]

Choose Friends Wisely

“Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm.” Proverbs 13:20 Recently, my family and I were on a trip for my grandson’s first birthday. While we were there, we thought we would visit a church close to his home for a Sunday morning gathering. The pastor was preaching […]

Random Acts of Kindness

This guest column was written by Bob Goyer, Community Relations Director of Kingston Residence of Marion Think about the last time someone did a random act of kindness for you. It probably put a smile on your face. While we may be busy in our daily lives, there’s a very deserving group who would appreciate […]

The State Budget: Being Responsible Stewards of Taxpayer Dollars

As we put tax day behind us, discussions are intensifying about how the state will be spending your money over the next two years. House Bill 49, which sets the budget for the next two fiscal years, is currently under consideration in the House and will move on to the Senate in early May. Anyone […]

Right-to-Work: It’s high time, Ohio

On February 6th, Missouri’s Governor signed right-to-work legislation into law, making Missouri the 28th state to wake up to the fact that freedom of choice for workers is a major boon for their citizens, businesses, and economies. The Midwest is now swelling with right-to-work states. Both Indiana and Michigan became right-to-work states in 2012. West […]

Prayer Makes a Difference

This guest column was written by Bob Goyer, Community Relations Director of Kingston Residence of Marion Prayer is something that most of us do at some point in our lives. I have never conducted a study on how many people pray, but my guess is that it is a very high percentage. Even if a […]